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She's Got Haitian Rhythm
She's Got Haitian Rhythm
TitleShe's Got Haitian Rhythm
CreatorProvines, June
DescriptionThoughts on Dunham upon seeing her leaving a concert, calling her an artistic genius and mentioning her recital at the Goodman a year ago and her Ballet Fedre.
CollectionSCRC Text (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
SubcollectionKatherine Dunham Papers
Original Publication SourceChicago Daily Tribune
Place WrittenChicago, IL
Date(s)1938-02-26
Page(s)10
Subjects -titlesBallet Fedre
Subjects -peopleDunham, Katherine
Collection ID/Box#FP20_7_F1DUNHAM_B102_F04_04
Rights StatementFor permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email: http://reftrack.lib.siu.edu/reft100.aspx?key=SCRCEmail&cllcid=SCRR
TranscriptShe's Got Haitian Rhythm.
A dark-eyed, pale-skinned girl wearing black and an East Indian scarf seen leaving a concert o: recent evening turned out, upon inquiry, to Katherine Dunham, Interpreter of Haitian folk dancing. One of the most important and aggres¬ sive artistic geniuses of Chicago, dance enthusiasts and critics call Miss Dunham, who is of the Negro race. Not content with studying here, she weni Haiti to make a comprehensive study of voodoo and the dance rhythms of the black race. Her dar recital at the Goodman a year ago was enthusii tically received by critics, and her recent ballet, " Fedr*, " at the Great Northern drew the dance fans of the city. Miss Dunham lives on the soi side, and is an authority on the Haitian period, when Henri Christophe was its black emperor.
KDWARD G. ROBINSON, the gangster of flin dom, never falls to visit the Chicago Art institute when he passes through town. He is crazy ab the French impressionists, and owns canvases Van Gogh, Utrillo, Degas, and others, A Chiea- Eoan paid SIO.OOO for a Picasso recently, and had he not taken it when he did Robinson would have snatched it. He also owns Grant Wood's " Daugh¬ ters of the Revolution, " Has it above the fire¬ place In a small library In his home In Beverly Hills, the only painting in the room,
JUNE PROVINES, -
Original Formateditorial
Original dimensions (cm.)11 x 7
Digital Object TypeImage
Digital File Format.tif
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
LanguageEnglish
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